Tag Archives: flooding

Closed Consultation: Draft National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy for England

Closed 23:45 on 4th July 2019 The Environment Agency is seeking views on the draft FCERM strategy which sets out a vision for a nation ready for, and resilient to, flooding and coastal change – today, tomorrow and to the year 2100. Under Section 7 of the Flood and Water Management Act (FWMA) 2010 the Environment

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Closed: Call for Evidence on Flooding and Coastal Erosion

Closed 19th August 2019. Defra has issued a call for evidence on:  What we understand by the term ‘resilience’  Describing outcomes, driving action and monitoring progress  Adapting to coastal change Corporation tax relief for business contributions Local funding initiatives for flood risk Developer contributions Managing financial risks from flooding This is a separate call from

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Rising Sea Levels – 2 New Government Publications

The Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology publishes a range of POSTnotes on various science and technology issues. These notes are intended to provide independent, balanced and accessible briefings on public policy issues relating to science and technology. A new POSTnote on Rising Sea Levels – POSTnote 555 – discusses the impacts of sea level rise on the frequency

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National Flood Resilience Review Published

The Government’s National Flood Resilience Review has recently been published. The review includes: £12.5 million for new temporary defences, such as barriers and high volume pumps, at seven strategic locations around the country. By this winter, the Environment Agency (EA) will have four times more temporary barriers than last year. Utility companies’ commitment to increase flood protection

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Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM) News – May 2016

The newsletter for the Defra, Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales and the Welsh Government Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM) Research and Development programme for May has been published and covers the following topics: Policy, Strategy & Investment Catchment process modelling The costs and impacts of the 2013-14 winter floods Public dialogues on flood risk

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NW Regional Monitoring Programme Newsletter issue 5

The North West Regional Monitoring Programme issues a twice-yearly newsletter providing news on the monitoring programme, spotlighting specific issues and providing an update of forthcoming monitoring, reporting and relevant events across the region. This issue features the ecological mapping study, the Be Flood Ready website, a report from Lancaster City Council on their coastal defence

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Research in Flood and Coastal Risk Management

The Summer 2013 issue of FCERM Research News is now available and includes articles on current research and development across the Joint Defra/Environment Agency Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk (FCERM) programme.  These include details of projects which have a strong coastal focus, including a report on the trials of ‘geo humps’ for beach stabilization along

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Announcement of new coastal defence and flood alleviation projects

Last month the Government announced the programme of flood and coastal erosion schemes for 2013/14.  A partnership funding model with contributions from local councils, businesses and private investors, in addition to the £294 million investment from Government, covers 93 new flood defences to start construction this year.  Of these, seven schemes will protect over 14,000

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Flood and coastal erosion risk management progress report 2008-2011 for England

The Environment Agency has published a short document summarising its work towards achievement of Defra outcome measures between 2008 and 2011, during which it achieved and exceeded all the main targets, with the exception of one covering intertidal habitats. Download the report here: http://publications.environment-agency.gov.uk/PDF/GEHO0711BUBK-E-E.pdf